Junior Achievement West Michigan Business Hall of Fame
Junior Achievement honors Business Hall of Fame Laureates for their leadership and success in business, and community involvement.
The JA Business Hall of Fame is a black tie event that provides Junior Achievement the opportunity to recognize our state's most respected leaders for their commitment to and investment in the community.
The JA Business Hall of Fame laureates are part of a league of outstanding individuals who have made legendary contributions to the free enterprise system. Through their actions and accomplishments, the Business Hall of Fame laureates provide inspiration for the next generation as they take the reins of leadership in the years to come.
Michael Price, Executive Chairman of Mercantile Bank Corporation
Mike VanGessel, Founder & CEO of Rockford Construction
Edward J Frey Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient:
Dr. Thomas J. Haas, President of Grand Valley State University
JA Spirit of Achievement Award Recipient:
Jackson National Life Insurance Company
David B. Hensch Volunteer of the Year:
Lauren Clark, Cascade Engineering